When discussing the topic of fine hand-crafted timepieces, the immediate thought of Audemars Piguet comes to mind. The Swiss watch manufacturer is responsible for creating some of the most sophisticated sought-after watches on the market. Although Audemars Piguet’s collections range depending on functions and intended use, the most popular line up is the Royal Oak. The variations behind the Royal Oak can be as simple as a time-only dial, while others can be complex works of art using skeleton faces with quad subdials. Audemars Piguet has just announced the release of a Limit Edition Royal Oak to which only 100 examples will be assembled. The luxury timepiece is a 38mm chronograph. The case and bracelet are made entirely from 18-carat white gold. The dial will feature the infamous Audemars Piguet “Grande Tapisserie” pattern using light and dark blue colors. The Royal Oak is powered by the self-winding calibre 2385 with a power reserve of 40 hours and 50-meter water resistance. The newest Limited-Edition Royal Oak will set you back $59,000, but if acquired will forever be an admired example by Audemars Piguet.
As a new watch enthusiast, it can be hard deciding where and how to begin collecting. Especially with the diverse...Read more